Online Photography Courses: Learn in Comfort

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Have you ever wished you could better capture the light, beauty, and color you see? Want to learn photography or grow better at Photoshop?

Join friends from around the world and make some of your very best photos.

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Enroll in our VIP Experience option to get feedback on your photos from an expert photographer. Work with a pro as your personal mentor. Feel extra motivated and have fun making better and better photos.

Check out these exciting instructor-led courses available to you now:

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Photography Classes FAQ

Are there assignment due dates?

Yes, but you will have tons of flexibility. You can go at your own pace when you go out shooting your assignment. Then the results will be due. You get plenty of time to photograph or do the Photoshop techniques you've learned.

How long will I have access to the course?

For one year, at least. But you'll be making better photos in no time at all.

What is the refund policy?

We have had thousands of happy customers. We're confident that you will be delighted with your photography course at BetterPhoto. All the same, our guarantee is straightforward. As founder of BetterPhoto, this is my promise to you:

We offer a 100% money-back guarantee when you drop before the Wednesday that Lesson #2 is sent out from BetterPhoto.

Established in 1996, BetterPhoto was the first. We offered photography classes online before it was a thing. We remain the worldwide leader in online photography education.

We tease you because we love you

Our expert-led, feedback-based photography classes are by far the most effective and fun way to learn photography.

Self-Paced Courses

BetterPhoto's self-paced courses are 100% Internet-based and offer total flexibility. Each course has its own online classroom. The class features videos, tutorials, and transcripts.

The beauty of these courses is that you can take part at any time, at your own pace.

You can learn in the comfort of your own home and then go out shooting with newfound confidence.

Glowing Recommendations: What People Are Saying...

  • "This class is really helping me!! I love it!!!! It's so nice to not have to work on a schedule ... great idea!!" -Becky Meeks
  • "I enjoyed the course immensely. It was well worth the money spent. The information was easy to understand and the visual detail expressed through the video and pictures in the composition book made the different subjects that much more interesting and easy to follow." -Faustina M Hartley
  • "I LOVE this course!! It is simply worth every penny! What really works for me is that I can see and hear as I learn. And afterwards I can read the transcription and thereby remember what I just learned. And thank you, Jim, for making it possible to download the videos and transcriptions, so that I can go back and watch and read without having to be online. This is simply a GREAT course in every way!!"
  • "Thanks for a great workshop. ... You have an easy-to-follow style, and everything is so well laid out. ... Perfect mix of theory and working tips!" -Cynthia J Hanevy
  • "Jim, I would like to thank you again for these videos. I can't believe how much they have helped me. You are one awesome teacher. You will never know how much I appreciate you. Thanks again!!" -Jeanne Ruiz
  • "I love the way you explain everything so completely." -Mary Miano

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